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Water

NEW QUALIFICATIONS COMING FOR THE WATER INDUSTRY:

The previous National Certificates and Diplomas are being replaced by new New Zealand Certificates and Diplomas. These new qualifications are expected to be ready for enrolment in early 2018.

Level 3 - Two New Qualifications!
New Zealand Certificate in Water Treatment (Plant Assistant) with strands in Drinking-water, and Wastewater
New Zealand Certificate in Water Treatment (Small Scale Systems)

Level 4 - Increased distinction between operators of simple plants (e.g. bores/lagoons), and those operating sophisticated plants (e.g. Ardmore/Mount Grand/Mangere/Moa Point)
New Zealand Certificate in Water Treatment with strands in Drinking-water, and Wastewater (for simple plants)
New Zealand Apprenticeship in Water Treatment with strands in Drinking-water Multi-stage Processes, and Wastewater Multi-stage Processes (for plants with multiple processes)

Level 5 - Candidates will need to hold the level 4 qualification, or demonstrate the equivalent skills and knowledge to enrol.
New Zealand Diploma in Water Treatment with strands in Drinking-water, and Wastewater
New Zealand Diploma in Drinking-water Assessment


The previous National qualifications are still nationally recognised. Candidates who are currently enrolled in these qualifications have until the 31st December 2018 to complete these qualifications.


Take a look at our Water Qualification Pathway to see how these new qualifications work together.

Click the image below to see a full development timeline for the new water qualifications

Timeline for new water qualifications development


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ABOUT THE WATER INDUSTRY

The Water Industry is made up of a number of dynamic sectors and is one of the fastest growing areas in New Zealand’s infrastructure. 

Connexis water qualifications recognise the specialist technical skills that water professionals need to get ahead in the industry. These can be achieved individually, or as part of a structured career pathway. Qualifications are available in:



Water course dates and information 2017:

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